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Access your Windows Live Hotmail account

If you use Windows Live Hotmail, you can access your account directly from My MSN with the Hotmail module.

  1. Sign in to the My MSN website with your Windows Live ID.

    - or -

    Open the My MSN website without signing in. If you use My MSN without signing in, your customized changes will be stored on your computer in a cookie, so that the same modules will appear the next time you visit My MSN on the same computer. If you delete your cookies, your customized changes will be lost.

  2. If you haven't already done so, add the Hotmail module.

    1. At the top of the page, click the tab for the page that you want to change.

    2. In the upper-right corner, click Add content.

    3. In the Search Gallery Content box, type Hotmail, and then click Search.

    4. Under MSN Recommends, in the Hotmail box, click Add.

    5. Click Back to My Page.

  3. The Hotmail module displays the most recent e-mail messages that you've received for the Windows Live ID that you're signed in with. You can do any of the following:

    • To open an e-mail message that you've received, click its entry in the list.

    • To create a new e-mail message, click Compose.

    • To see all of your e-mail messages, click Inbox.

    • To view your appointments, click Calendar.

    • To view your address book, click Contacts.

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